Posts tagged "Election Day"

2 comments Dec 142012

Report by Roxanne Scott, for Ghana Decides

President of the ECOWAS Commission, Kadré Désiré Ouédraogo, deployed an ECOWAS Observation Mission (EOM) to monitor the Presidential and Parliamentary elections in Ghana on 7 December.  EOM, made up of 250 observers, was led by Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, former President of Nigeria.

EOM began arriving in Ghana on 28 November. The …

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I was watching TV the night before the Elections – that was about 11:30pm – and they were showing people in Accra queued up. Wow! The Elections was at least 8hours away. For a people who are perceived for lateness, people were certainly taking the Election very seriously. One guy who was interviewed pointed at …

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Vote counting is a major feature in Ghana’s elections.

The writer, Nii K Bentsi-Enchill, is Editor of GhanaNsem, website on development and culture.

1. I meant 25 thoughts. Uncertified.

2. NDC won my scientific campaign song/video competition — one excellent one with a charming girl holding down the main vocals in front of maybe 50 dancing schoolchildren and a …

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Report by Abu Mubarik, for Ghana Decides

The co-chairperson of Coalition of Domestic Election Observers (CODEO), VCRAC Crabbe urged the Electoral Commission (EC) to publish the results of the presidential and parliamentary elections on its website for the sake of “transparence and verification.” He made the call when he released the CODEO’s Parallel Vote Tabulation (PVT) …

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0 comments Dec 092012

Report by N.Y. Sarpong

The Chairman of the Electoral Commission, Dr. Kwadwo Afari Gyan, has declared President John Dramani Mahama, candidate of the incumbent National Democratic Congress (NDC), as President-elect of the Republic of Ghana.

Dr. Gyan announced the results at a press conference at the office of the Commission at Ridge in Accra some minutes ago, …

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1 comment Dec 092012

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Certified result

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Electoral Commission of Ghana has released the certified results of the Presidential Election on its Facebook page, some hours after meeting the Peace Council and representatives of political parties.

The certified results put President John Mahama at 5,574,761 representing 50.70 percent; Nana Addo’s 5,248,898 means47.74; and Dr Papa Kwesi Nduom gained 64,362 …

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0 comments Dec 092012

Last Modified: Sunday, 9 December 2012. 8.28PM

Ghana Decides Desk Report

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Information we are picking up from the Electoral Commission suggest that the Commission, together with the National Peace Council may address the media very soon.

Ghana Decides spotted some members of the Peace Council heading towards the Conference Centre.

We will update on any further developments.

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Media organisations allowed …

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0 comments Dec 092012

A preliminary report by the Coalition of Domestic Observers (CODEO) states that parliamentary and presidential elections were conducted largely in accordance with Ghana’s  electoral laws.

CODEO received reports from 99 percent of its observers, constituency supervisors and regional coordinators.

The organisation reports that there were relatively few problems found at polling sites, which consisted of the opening …

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Ghana Decides Desk Report

NPP Chair, Jake Lamptey

The leading opposition party, the New Patriotic Party (NPP), has challenged the provisional results of the 2012 Elections put out mostly by the media, accusing the National Democratic Congress of tampering with the results.

Addressing a press conference a while ago, the National Chairman of the party, Jake Obetsebi …

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Report by Jerome Kuseh, for Ghana Decides

Rev. Prof. Asante

The Chairman of the National Peace Council (NPC), Reverend Professor Emmanuel Asante, has dispelled allegations by some sections of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) that some equipment in a private residence in Dzorwulu was been used by the National Democratic Congress (NDC) to manipulate figures coming …

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